Triratna International Council
Triratna International Council

Meeting The Needs Of The World

By Candradasa on Wed, 3 Aug, 2016 - 23:39

Meeting The Needs Of The World

By Candradasa on Wed, 3 Aug, 2016 - 23:39

A strong set of short talks as befits the title to start us off on day two of the 2016 Triratna International Council. 

Parami introduces Akuppa challenging us to examine our responses to the possible realities of climate change; Viveka, asking us with great feeling to be curious about the possibilities for diversity amid the realities of deep-seated conditioning around racial bias; and Yashosagar inviting us to embrace the Buddha’s vision of the Dhamma as an adequate response to...

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Dharmabyte: The Act of Making a Refuge

By Rijupatha on Sun, 22 Nov, 2015 - 22:24

Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is entitled “The Act of Making a Refuge”, an excerpt from the talk “The Search For Refuge” by Padmavajra. At the time of the Buddha, life was unsafe, people sought refuge in sacred groves, natural shrines and blessed trees to seek protection from the dangers in the world. Explaining the three levels of Dukkha, Padmavajra gives us a clear pathway to understanding the movement within us to make...

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Buddhist Centre Features

Karunagita - Lightening the Load

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sun, 27 Sep, 2015 - 00:39

Karunagita - Lightening the Load

By Free Buddhist Audio on Sun, 27 Sep, 2015 - 00:39

A great talk from Karunagita, author of A Path For Parents, with some key practical insights for anyone trying to figure out how to go deeper with their practice while raising children. We get a moving evocation of parenting as a distinct context for working with our conditioning, our views, and for learning to break our habits in order to cultivate ever deeper levels of awareness and love. 

And as you might expect, all the earned wisdom of this talk...

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Dharmabyte: Radically Renouncing Blame

By Rijupatha on Mon, 9 Mar, 2015 - 14:55
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Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is titled: Radically Renouncing Blame, an excerpt from the full talk by the same name. As part of our Saturday Sangha mornings, Vijayasri presented an inspiring talk which looks at the Radical aspects of practice which form the Croydon Buddhist Centre’s new vision.
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Dharmabyte: Experiencing Suffering

By Rijupatha on Mon, 9 Mar, 2015 - 14:19
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Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is titled: Experiencing Suffering. Stay in the gap with our difficult emotions to be with one’s suffering – this is the place of the spiritual warrior. From the talk “The Defects and Dangers of Samsara”, by Maitreyi, the final talk in a five-part series from Tiratanaloka’s retreat on the ‘Four Mind...
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Dharmabyte: The Story of Self

By Rijupatha on Mon, 2 Mar, 2015 - 10:50
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Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is titled “The Story of Self”. From the talk “Suffering and Joy – Compost For Love” by Dayajoti, given during the setup for Buddhafield Festival 2013 (theme ‘Fire in the Heart’) on the Four Brahma Viharas. Includes a reading of the Mallikaa Sutta.
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Vajraguptā on dukkha (unsatisfactoriness/suffering)

By Maitrisingha on Fri, 19 Dec, 2014 - 11:35

Vajraguptā on dukkha (unsatisfactoriness/suffering)

By Maitrisingha on Fri, 19 Dec, 2014 - 11:35Here we have the fourth in a series of short videos from Vajraguptā’s hut! In this 10-minute video she talks about dukkha, or unsatisfactoriness.
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Dharmabyte: The First Sight (Old Age)

By Rijupatha on Tue, 5 Aug, 2014 - 21:28
Today’s FBA Dharmabyte is by the delightful Ratnasuri titled “The First Sight (Old Age).” When Siddhartha Gautama was a young man, it’s said that he was so struck by three particular observations that he felt he had no choice but to make a radical change in his life. These were the traditional ‘three sights’: old age, sickness and death in his fellow human beings. This is the first of those three talks, available in the series:...

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